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News & Events

Meeting Schedule - All are welcome!

Milton Main Branch

All meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at the Milton Public Library, 121 Union Street, Milton, DE unless otherwise noted.

  • No May meeting due to Library staff meeting

Milford Branch

All meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at Avenue United Methodist Church, 20 North Church Street, Milford, DE 19963 unless otherwise noted.

  • Saturday, May 16th, 2015 - 6:00 PM
    • with scavenger hunt and binocular/laser tour of the night sky

 

Upcoming Events

 

April 2015

24th - NASA Wallops Astronomy Night - Hubble's 25th & Telescope 101

  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Jupiter, Venus, Waning Gibbous Moon, & other objects
  • WHERE: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
  • WHEN: Friday, April 24th, 2015
    • Setup ~6:00 PM
    • Public viewing from 7:00 - 9:00 PM

May 2015

29th - NASA Wallops Astronomy Night - Saturn

  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Saturn, Jupiter, Venus, Waxing Gibbous Moon, & other objects
  • WHERE: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
  • WHEN: Friday, May 29th, 2015
    • Setup ~6:00 PM
    • Public viewing from 7:00 - 9:00 PM

June 2015

TBD - Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation / NASA Wallops Visitor Center Formal Partnership Kick-off Event

  • WHO: To be determined
  • WHAT: Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation exhibit & Night Sky summer series launches
  • WHERE: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
  • WHEN: To be determine

27th - NASA Wallops 70th Anniversary Open House

  • WHO: To be determined
  • WHAT: To be determined
  • WHERE: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
  • WHEN: Saturday, June 27th, 2015
    • Times to be determined

July 2015

16th - NASA Wallops Night Sky Summer Series

In conjunction with the NASA Wallops Visitor Center, the National Park Service, and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Jupiter/Venus Conjunction, Saturn, Galactic Center, various nebula, & other objects
  • WHERE: Assateague Island, VA
  • WHEN: Thursday, July 16th, 2015
    • 7:30 - 10:00 PM

30th - NASA Wallops Night Sky Summer Series

In conjunction with the NASA Wallops Visitor Center, the National Park Service, and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Nearly Full Moon, Saturn, Galactic Center, various nebula, & other objects
  • WHERE: Assateague Island, VA
  • WHEN: Thursday, July 30th, 2015
    • 7:30 - 10:00 PM

August 2015

13th - NASA Wallops Night Sky Summer Series - Perseid Meteor Shower

In conjunction with the NASA Wallops Visitor Center, the National Park Service, and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Perseid Meteor Shower, Saturn, Galactic Center, various nebula, & other objects
  • WHERE: Assateague Island, VA
  • WHEN: Thursday, August 13th, 2015
    • 7:30 - 10:00 PM

27th - NASA Wallops Night Sky Summer Series

In conjunction with the NASA Wallops Visitor Center, the National Park Service, and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Saturn, Galactic Center, various nebula, & other objects
  • WHERE: Assateague Island, VA
  • WHEN: Thursday, August 27th, 2015
    • 7:30 - 10:00 PM

September 2015

27th - NASA Wallops Astronomy Night - Total Lunar Eclipse

  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Total Lunar Eclipse, Saturn, Galactic Center, various nebula, & other objects
  • WHERE: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
  • WHEN: Sunday, September 27th, 2015
    • Setup ~7:30 PM
    • Public viewing from 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
      • Penumbral Eclipse begins at 8:13 PM
      • Partial Eclipse begins at 9:12 PM
      • Full Eclipse begins at 10:13 PM
      • Maximum Eclipse is at 10:47 PM
      • Full Eclipse ends at 11:22 PM
      • Partial Eclipse ends at 12:23 AM, on the 28th
      • Penumbral Eclipse ends at 1:22 AM, on the 28th

October 2015

11th - 17th - NASA Wallops Earth Science Week

In conjunction with the No Child Left Inside coalition (NCLI)
  • WHO: To be determined
  • WHAT: Possible Solar Event ???
  • WHERE: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
  • WHEN: October 11-17
    • Exact date of SCAS/DSSF event to be determined

November 2015

18th - NASA Wallops Astronomy Night - Leonid Meteor Shower

  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Leonid Meteor Shower, Waxing Crescent/1st Quarter Moon, Andromeda Galaxy, & other objects
  • WHERE: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
  • WHEN: Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
    • Times to be determined

December 2015

-No Events Scheduled-